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Switzerland's Marc Gisin speeds down the course during a men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
Swiss ski team: No serious injury to Gisin's skull, spineThe Swiss team says that "scans on the skull showed no serious injury" to Marc Gisin following his nasty crash in a World Cup downhill but the skier does have several broken bones elsewhere on his body
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A woman feeds a baby prior to the start of an audience of Pope Francis with children and family from the dispensary of Santa Marta, a Vatican charity that offers special help to mothers and children in need, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Kids at a Vatican charity give Pope Francis a birthday cakeChildren who receive help at a Vatican pediatric dispensary have given Pope Francis a cake on the eve of his 82nd birthday
The Associated Press8 hours ago
4 die in crash of Portuguese medical emergency helicopterPortuguese authorities say four people have died when a helicopter in the country's medical emergency service crashed
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Ariana, Celebs Rally Around 'Suicidal' Pete DavidsonIs Pete Davidson on the brink? The Saturday Night Live star posted online missives Saturday that touch on mental health and suicide, per TMZ . "I really don't want to be on this earth anymore," writes the 25-year-old on Instagram. "I'm doing my best to stay here for you but i...
Newser1 day ago
Pneumonia Shot Fells Hulk Actor FerrignoThe Incredible Hulk was feeling pumped up this week—but with IV fluid, not testosterone-induced rage. On Wednesday night, Lou Ferrigno posted on social media a picture of himself wearing a green hospital gown (naturally) and hooked up to an IV in a medical center in Santa Monica, Calif., noting...
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Federal Judge's Ruling on ACA an 'Assault' on AmericansThe Supreme Court has twice voted (in 2012 and 2015) to keep the Affordable Care Act in place; it may soon see its third big case related to the health care law. That's because US District Court Judge Reed O’Connor of Texas has responded to a suit from 20 states...
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Suspected food poisoning kills 11 at Indian temple ceremonyPolice say they have arrested three people after at least 11 died of suspected food poisoning following a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple in southern India
The Associated Press1 day ago
The HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Health insurance sign-ups for the Affordable Care Act are down with just a few days left to enroll in most states, even though premiums are stable, consumers have more choice, and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. The nation’s uninsured rate could edge up again.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverageSaturday is the deadline for ACA health law coverage in most of the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This Oct. 23, 2018 file photo shows HealthCare.gov website on a computer screen in New York.  A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)
Judge's ruling on 'Obamacare' poses new problems for GOPGOP faces new problems with health care policy after judge's ruling against 'Obamacare'
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Fate of Kansas' ban on telemedicine abortions uncertainKansas clinics still don't know whether it will be legal for them to offer telemedicine abortions next year after a state court hearing
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, inmates walk across the grounds of the Idaho State Correctional Institution in Kuna, Idaho. Idaho transgender inmate Adree Edmo has spent most of her prison term at this men's prison facility. A federal judge ruled Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 that the state must provide Edmo with gender confirmation surgery to make her physical characteristics match her gender identity as a woman." (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone, File)
Judge orders Idaho to give transgender inmate gender surgeryA federal judge says Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate who has been living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men's prison
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2009, file photo, ice fog envelops downtown Fairbanks, Alaska. Three Alaska groups on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, sued the Environmental Protection Agency for a fourth time, claiming the agency has not enforced federal clean air law around Fairbanks, Alaska's second largest city. (Eric Engman/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner via AP, File)
Alaska groups sue EPA to enforce clean air laws in FairbanksThree Alaska groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency to demand it enforce the cleanup of polluted air around the state's second-largest city
The Associated Press1 day ago
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